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Is Fracking Causing Foundation Damage? - Premier Foundation Repair Inc.

Is Fracking Causing Foundation Damage? - Premier Foundation Repair Inc. | dallas home news | Scoop.it
Fracking or Not Fracking? Is your home foundation in danger due to this technique used to extract underground gas?   The science is divided on the issue. Like on most other issues, from global warning to bigfoot, you will always find one scientist on one side and another scientist of the other of the issue. As you would expect, the businesses doing the fracking are adamant that there is no proof that fracking is causing any increases in local earthquakes or much less an increase of foundation problems for residents leaving near the fracking sites. However, the homeowners leaving with the sudden increase in slab and sheet rock cracking, have associated the foundation damage with the beginning of the fracking activity in the areas near them. Fracking is short for “hydraulic fracturing” and as the name implies, liquids are used to fraction masses of land and rocks in the soil to release and capture natural gas. Now, without getting too technical, some geologists swear that the fracking is happening to deep in the soil for anyone to notice, while others are saying that the increase in ground shifting is directly related to such activity. It would not take a long leap to see how that could be true. In the meantime, the city of Denton could make news by becoming the FIRST town in Texas to ban fracking all together. Denton sits right on top of the Barnett Shale, believed to be one of the largest natural gas reserves in U.S. If the ban takes place, the currently operating 275 wells would continue to operate but no new ones or re-activation of old ones would be allowed. Some opponents are hopeful that the ban will …
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Emergency Kit and Defensive Driving at Night - WirelessDefensiveDriving.com

Look how a dark road can throw you a surprise at the last second. The driver in the right lane notices the stopped car only at the last minute, slams on the ...
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Downtown Dallas corner was once the site of lofty plans for a 100-story skyscraper - Dallas Morning News (blog)

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Downtown Dallas corner was once the site of lofty plans for a 100-story skyscraper
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I don't think anyone really expected developer J.L. Williams to build a 100-story building in downtown Dallas.
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Dallas Residential Real Estate Market Softens, But Are Slowing ...

Dallas Residential Real Estate Market Softens, But Are Slowing ... | dallas home news | Scoop.it
North Texas' real estate market posted a 4 percent increase in sales for the month of November, the lowest such increase since the 2012 according to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Gleaning numbers from ...
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Dallas-area home prices jump 17 percent from the bottom in 2009

Dallas-area home prices jump 17 percent from the bottom in 2009 | dallas home news | Scoop.it
The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller report shows Dallas and Denver prices are 4 percent higher than before the housing crash.
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‘Urban Homesteading’ outlines basics for Dallas-area sustainability

‘Urban Homesteading’ outlines basics for Dallas-area sustainability | dallas home news | Scoop.it
The new book goes beyond city chickens, miniature goats, rabbits and teacup pigs to other ways consumers can become more self-reliant. ('Urban Homesteading' outlines basics for Dallas-area sustainability - Dallas Morning News: 'Urban Homesteading'...

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Dallas-area housing market hits an all-time high in first half of 2013 - Dallas Morning News

Dallas-area housing market hits an all-time high in first half of 2013 - Dallas Morning News | dallas home news | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News Dallas-area housing market hits an all-time high in first half of 2013 Dallas Morning News At midyear, some neighborhoods including Far North Dallas, Coppell, Richardson and Grapevine had less than a 11/2-month supply of homes...
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